U.N. Security Council says progress being made in Haiti, but peacekeepers should remain-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

October 4, 2012
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U.N. Security Council says progress being made in Haiti, but peacekeepers should remain-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Security Council members Wednesday called on Haitian leaders to hold elections and keep promises, while acknowledging progress has been made. By Jacqueline Charles Acknowledging recent progress in Haiti, U.N. Security Council members on Wednesday called on Haitian leaders to deliver on promises — including strengthening the rule of law and holding credible and transparent...
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Haiti’s Central Bank, IFC Partner to Expand Leasing Infrastructure

October 2, 2012
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Haiti’s Central Bank, IFC Partner to Expand Leasing Infrastructure

Above: a waterfront rehabilitation project in in Port-au-Prince (UN Photo/Logan Abassi) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s Banque de la Republique d’Haiti central bank and the International Finance Corporation have signed a memorandum aimed at expanding leasing options for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises and create new jobs in the country. About half of...
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Haiti’s Second Goudougoudou: The Global Food Crisis

October 2, 2012
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Haiti’s Second Goudougoudou: The Global Food Crisis

Having accompanied and translated for Haitian housing rights activist Reyneld Sanon on his recent trip to Washington, it became all too evident from many sectors: the State Department, Senate, USAID, or World Bank — the ability to sell an image is often more important than the lived realities for Haiti’s poor majority. Time and...
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Haiti’s Two-Million-Dollar Ghost Town

October 2, 2012
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Haiti’s Two-Million-Dollar Ghost Town

This model home from Perma Shelter, above, has been turned into a communal latrine. Photo: HGW/Milo Milfort ZORANJE, Haiti, Oct 2 2012 (Haiti Grassroots Watch) – Just months after the Jan. 12, 2010, earthquake killed over 200,000 Haitians and drove another 1.3 million into squalid camps, the Building Back Better Communities (BBBC) project got...
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Haiti: President Martelly Arranges His Own Protest of Support

October 2, 2012
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Haiti: President Martelly Arranges His Own Protest of Support

President Michel Martelly leads similar kanaval-style protest on February 18 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) – President Michel Martelly found it wise on Monday to coordinate a kanaval-style protest with a few hundred supporters through the streets of Port-au-Prince who accompanied him from the airport to the National Palace on his return from the United...
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Jacques Salès chez France-Empire (Paris, France)

October 2, 2012
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Jacques Salès chez France-Empire (Paris, France)

Auteur : Jacques Salès Genre : Histoire Editeur : France-Empire, Paris, France Prix : 22.00 € Date de sortie : 20/09/2012 GENCOD : 9782704811618 Résumé À partir d’éléments historiques, Jacques Salés, lui-même originaire d’Haïti, avocat prestigieux installé depuis une cinquantaine d’années en France, raconte les années qui ont changé la destinée de ce pays....
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A judicial crisis erupts in Haiti

October 2, 2012
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A judicial crisis erupts in Haiti

While Haitian leaders were out of the country, accusations about judicial improprieties led to the firing of a chief prosecutor. By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@MiamiHerald.com While Haiti President Michel Martelly and Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe made the rounds in New York this week, a judicial crisis erupted at home with the firing of a chief...
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Haitians ignore gov’t ban on plastic bags

October 2, 2012
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Haitians ignore gov’t ban on plastic bags

Children wait in line to sell plastic bottles at a Haiti recycling office in Cite Soleil, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Oct. 1, 2012. Haitian merchants on Monday ignored the first day of a government ban on the sale and general use of plastic bags and foam food containers. Dieu Nalio Chery / AP Photo By...
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Haitians welcome President Martelly home a day after anti-government protests

October 2, 2012
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Haitians welcome President Martelly home a day after anti-government protests

A day after several thousand Haitians took to the streets in anti-government protests, supporters of President Michel Martelly held their own carnival-infused welcome home fete. By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@MiamiHerald.com Haitian President Michel Martelly returned to Haiti from the United States Monday, summoning his “Sweet Micky” persona to help quell rising tensions a day after...
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Audio interview : Haiti Observateur en possession de documents compromettant pour Laurent Lamothe tant pour la Haitel que Global Voice a déclaré Leo Joseph rédacteur du Journal au micro d’Edens Desbas

October 2, 2012
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Audio interview : Haiti Observateur en possession de documents compromettant pour Laurent Lamothe tant pour la Haitel que Global Voice a déclaré Leo Joseph rédacteur du Journal au micro d’Edens Desbas

Audio interview : Haiti Observateur en possession de documents compromettant pour Laurent Lamothe tant pour la Haitel que Global Voice a déclaré Leo Joseph rédacteur du Journal au micro d’Edens Desbas. audio interview HERE
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ACCORDING TO FIRED COMMISSIONER SENATUS JUSTICE MINISTER SANON AND CEP CHIEF PIERRE-LOUIS HAVE A PRIVATE CLUB DEDICATED TO SEX WITH CHILDREN AND WERE SUBJECT OF ARREST WARRANTS, WHEN QUEEN SOPHI FLEW FROM NEW YORK TO REPLACE HIM. THERE IS A LOT OF DIRTY STUFF IN THE MARTELLY CIRCLE. October 2, 2012.

October 1, 2012
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ACCORDING TO FIRED COMMISSIONER SENATUS   JUSTICE MINISTER SANON AND CEP  CHIEF PIERRE-LOUIS HAVE A PRIVATE CLUB DEDICATED TO SEX WITH CHILDREN AND WERE SUBJECT OF ARREST WARRANTS,  WHEN QUEEN SOPHI FLEW FROM NEW YORK TO REPLACE HIM. THERE IS A LOT OF DIRTY STUFF IN THE MARTELLY CIRCLE.  October 2, 2012.


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Haiti plastics ban gets mixed reaction from cost-conscious poor

October 1, 2012
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Haiti plastics ban gets mixed reaction from cost-conscious poor

By Susana Ferreira PORT-AU-PRINCE | Mon Oct 1, 2012 3:02pm EDT (Reuters) – Haiti imposed a ban on plastic and foam food containers as well as black polyethylene bags on Monday, amid concern that the country’s poorest consumers would not be able to afford the substitutes. The ban is the first in a series...
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Haiti’s new environmental turn delights, dismays

October 1, 2012
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Haiti’s new environmental turn delights, dismays

Haitians, like this woman, are being forced out of living in Haiti’s Parc La Visite national park — a new effort to help the country’s environment. (Photo by Amy Bracken.) Haiti’s got a new leader who is determined to make the country more environmentally friendly. Along the way, he’s trying to save one of...
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On Haiti-Dominican Republic Border, Remembering a Long-Forgotten Massacre

October 1, 2012
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On Haiti-Dominican Republic Border, Remembering a Long-Forgotten Massacre

Above: Dajabon in the Dominican Republic (Photo: Border of Lights) By the Caribbean Journal staff It was 1937 when between 10,000 and 20,000 Haitians and Dominicans of Haitian descent were massacred by the Dominican Republic’s army and conscripted civilians. Now, 75 years later, an initiative called Border of Lights will mark the 75th anniversary...
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Manufacturing Consent for UN Troops in Haiti-Keane Bhatt-Manufacturing Contempt

October 1, 2012
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Manufacturing Consent for UN Troops in Haiti-Keane Bhatt-Manufacturing Contempt

Guest post by Ansel Herz: As this blog has amply documented, the establishment media is replete with inaccurate and biased coverage of Latin America. When it comes to Haiti, the quality of reporting has been so poor so often that a whole book was once written about the island nation’s odious “bad press.” It...
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Haiti takes on dreaded disease elephantiasis one mouth at a time

October 1, 2012
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Haiti takes on dreaded disease elephantiasis one mouth at a time

View Photo Gallery — Fighting disease in Haiti: Officials in Haiti are using “mass drug administration” to fight a parasitic infection that can cause permanent swelling. By David Brown, Published: September 30 In JACMEL, Haiti — In a sunny courtyard of the Evelina Levy School for Girls, hundreds of girls in blue uniforms did their part...
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Audit: USAID Haiti work ‘not on track’

October 1, 2012
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Audit: USAID Haiti work ‘not on track’

Martha Mendoza: A newly released audit says the largest U.S. contractor working to stabilize Haiti after the 2010 earthquake is “not on track” to complete its assignments on schedule, has a weak monitoring system and is not adequately involving community members. Washington D.C.-based Chemonics won a $53 million, 18-month contract from USAID in 2011...
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Norgaisse, septième commissaire en seize mois

October 1, 2012
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Norgaisse, septième commissaire en seize mois

Le Nouvelliste | Publié le : vendredi 28 septembre 2012 C.G Un vrai sac d’embrouilles au parquet de Port-au-Prince, symbole de l’instabilité. Sept commissaires du gouvernement en mois de deux ans, trois nominations en moins de vingt-quatre heures. Gérald Norgaisse sera finalement le vrai successeur de Jean-Renel Sénatus, terreur du phénomène « zo kiki » (délinquance...
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Haiti’s Martelly, Lamothe Meet With Canada PM Stephen Harper

October 1, 2012
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Haiti’s Martelly, Lamothe Meet With Canada PM Stephen Harper

Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly (second from left) with Canada PM Stephen Harper and a Haitian delegation (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly and Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe met Thursday with Canada Prime Minister Stephen Harper in New York. The two sides discussed Haiti’s current political situation, and...
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One Seed, One Hundred Women: Hope for a Better Life in Kenscoff, Haiti

October 1, 2012
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One Seed, One Hundred Women: Hope for a Better Life in Kenscoff, Haiti

Editor’s Note:  This article is part of our “A Community Comes Clean” series about nonprofits making a difference around the world.  To read the first article about Moksa Organics and their support of this community project, click here. “Women Who Plant” (Fanm Kap Plante), the Earth Givers initiative in Haiti, is a conservation effort...
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